Ernestown Township

(Geographic Township)
See: Loyalist Township
Former Location**: Addington County
Former Names (no longer used): Ernest Town Township

LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: Ernestown Township, Lennox & Addington County
Current (Municipal) Location: Loyalist Township

Established 1800; Named for Prince Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (later King of Hanover) the 8th child of King George III; Settled by Loyalists under direction of Major Edward Jessup in 1784; Incorporated 1850


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